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December
The Ethics of Rhetoric - Richard M. WeaverWeaver's Ethics of Rhetoric, originally published in 1953, has been called his most important statement on the ethical and cultural role of rhetoric. A strong advocate of cultural conservatism, Weaver (1910-1953) argued strongly for the role of liberal studies in the face of what he saw as the encroachments of modern scientific and technological forces in society. He was particularly opposed to sociology. In rhetoric he drew many of his ideas from Plato, especially his Phaedrus. As a result, all the main strands of Weaver's thought can be seen in this volume, beginning with his essay on the
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December
Word Clues the Vocabulary Buil - Amsel GreeneWord Clues the Vocabulary Builder [Spiral-Bound]
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December
Object-oriented Software Engineering - Timothy Lethbridge, Robert LaganiereThis book covers the essential knowledge and skills needed by a student who is specializing in software engineering. Readers will learn principles of object orientation, software development, software modeling, software design, requirements analysis, and testing. The use of the Unified Modelling Language to develop software is taught in depth. Many concepts are illustrated using complete examples, with code written in Java.
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December
Biological Psychology with Companion Website with Gradetracker, Student Access Card: Biological Psychology - Fred ToatesAssuming no prior knowledge, this text uses everyday experiences to fully explain complex concepts of biological psychology in an interesting and accessible way.
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December
The Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament World - Bruce W. Longenecker, Ben Witherington IIITransported two thousand years into the past, readers are introduced to Antipas, a Roman civic leader who has encountered the writings of the biblical author Luke. Luke's history sparks Antipas's interest, and they begin corresponding. As Antipas tells Luke of his reactions to the writing and of his meetings with local Christians, it becomes evident that he is changing his mind about them and Jesus. Finally, a gladiatorial contest in Pergamum forces difficult decisions on the local Christians and on Antipas. While the account is fictional, the author is a respected biblical scholar who weaves
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December
Advanced Accounting - Debra C. Jeter, Paul K. ChaneyIntended for a senior level course in advanced accounting taught at many four-year schools, the book's primary objective is to provide a comprehensive treatment of selected topics in a clear and understandable manner. The third edition reflects current issues in advanced accounting, integrates all three alternative recording methods (cost, partial equity, complete equity) for teaching consolidation concepts using worksheet icons and labels to distinguish among the three methods and new, enhanced student pedagogy.
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December
Microeconomic Analysis, Third Edition - Hal R. VarianMicroeconomic Analysis has been a fixture of graduate programs in economics for fifteen years, providing unique authority, clarity, and breadth of coverage. The Third Edition continues to supply the building blocks of microeconomic analysis: a thorough treatment of optimization and equilibrium methods, coupled with numerous examples of their application. The Third Edition expands on the earlier editions in two ways. First, the coverage has been rewritten and rearranged. Second, chapters have been added on game theory, oligopoly, asset markets, and information economics. The new chapters fully
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December
1,001 Phrases You Need to Get a Job - Nancy Schuman, Burton Jay NadlerFind the right words for the best job! It's not enough to have the talent and experience to land the right job—you have to be able to put that talent and experience into words. With just the right phrase, you can highlight your achievements in your resume, make the cover letter pitch that sets you apart from the crowd, and underscore your unique skill set in the interview that lands you the job. In 1,001 Phrases You Need to Get a Job, employment gurus Nancy Schuman and Burton Jay Nadler show you how to walk the walk and talk the talk you need to win the job you want.
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Population Limitation in Birds - Ian NewtonThis book meets the demand for a comprehensive introduction to understanding the processes of population limitation. Recognized world-wide as a respected biologist and communicator, Dr. Ian Newton has now written a clear and detailed treatise on local scale population limiting factors in birds. It is based almost entirely on results from field studies, though it is set in a contemporary theoretical framework. The 16 chapters fall under three major section headings: Behavior and Density Regulation; Natural Limiting Factors; and Human Impacts. Population Limitation in Birds serves as a needed